Andrew Parkin


Acoustics Partner

Birmingham, United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 262 2720

Based in our Birmingham office, Andrew leads Cundall’s acoustics specialism.

Andrew established and leads Cundall's acoustic engineering specialism and has a wealth of experience in many areas of acoustics, most noticeably in building acoustics, architectural acoustics, building services acoustics and environmental noise.

Andrew joined Cundall in 2010 having spent 13 years with R W Gregory (latterly RPS). His project experience is diverse, ranging from large-scale BSF programmes (Tameside, Birmingham, Durham, Leicester and Stoke), residential developments throughout the UK such as Park Central and The Rotunda in Birmingham and Budenberg Haus Projekte in Manchester, healthcare schemes (from large PFI hospitals to primary care centres and surgeries), mixed-use schemes and commercial offices. He has also worked on a number of transportation hubs (airports and ground transport interchanges), law and order projects and sports venues.

He is well known and respected within the acoustics industry and is a regular conference speaker and technical author. He has been a guest lecturer at City College Birmingham on the HNC in Building Services (Acoustics Module), is the Vice President of the Association of Noise Consultants’ Schools Committee and the Institute of Acoustics’ Building Acoustics Group. Andrew is particularly recognised for his work in the schools sector, being one of the authors of BB93 and on the original working group for BB101. He is also principal technical author of A Guide to Office Acoustics published by the Association of Interior Specialists.

Andrew enjoys spending time with his family and Church activities. He is also partial to a good bottle of wine and is a hi fi enthusiast.

Andrew recently provided an interview for Acoustic Bulletin on the changes to the UK's acoustic standards for school, BB93. Please click here to see the interview.

  • Barclays, Wavertree
  • Birmingham BSF
  • Cobalt South Data Centre 2
  • Park Central, Birmingham 
  • Victoria Centre, Nottingham
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Andrew Parkin elected as Chair of the Association of Noise Consultants

Andrew Parkin, Acoustics Partner, was elected to the position of Chair for the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) at the Annual General Meeting and Awards on the 24 June 2014.

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Cundall Engineers involved in launch of BB93: Acoustic design of schools – performance standards

The Department for Education alongside the Education Funding Agency (EFA) have released an update for the BB93, Acoustic design of schools: performance standards.

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Aston University Engineering Academy

Aston Engineering Academy is a new 6,500m² facility in the heart of Birmingham which is dedicated to engineering disciplines. Its principle sponsor is Aston University, located a few blocks away.

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